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  • Movies that never got made

    Movies that never got made
    Make no small plans. Said Alejandro Jodorowsky. Probably. Certainly, at some point, in the mid-1970s, while the Chilean filmmaker was trying to get his gargantuan Hollywood adaptation of Frank Herbert's science-fiction novel "Dune" off the ground,...
  • CinemaCon 2014: Disney's Alan Horn channels Yoda to calm exhibitors

    CinemaCon 2014: Disney's Alan Horn channels Yoda to calm exhibitors
    LAS VEGAS -- Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn won over a crowd of movie exhibitors Wednesday in Las Vegas, both with his dead-on impression of Yoda and his reassuring message that he believed in preserving the so-called theatrical window. In 2011,...
  • Christopher Nolan on 'Interstellar' and Preserving the Theatrical Experience

    LAS VEGAS -- Make no mistake, director Christopher Nolan appreciates the evolution of television as much as the next guy, but for him, it's celluloid or bust. His November release, "Interstellar," which counts wormhole scientist Kip Thorne as one of...
  • Winnie the Pooh Origin Story Developing at RatPac

    The story of the bear that the Winnie the Pooh character was named for is in development at RatPac Entertainment. The company has acquired movie rights to the forthcoming picture book "Finding Winnie," written by Lindsay Mattick and illustrated by Sophie...
  • Q&A: Scarlett Johansson on Chris Evans and the 'Captain America' Sequel

    Scarlett Johansson joined the Marvel universe in 2010's "Iron Man 2" as the Black Widow, a role she's reprised in two other films, including "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." She spoke to Variety about her decade-long friendship with Chris Evans...
  • Gaming geeks save the world in "Planetary Defense Force"

    Gaming geeks save the world in "Planetary Defense Force"
    For the past month, Andy North and the crew of the “Planetary Defense Force” (PDF) have been holding shows at The Public House Theater. Delightfully combining elements of sketch comedy, LARPing and dodgeball, the PDF takes the audience –...
  • CinemaCon: Disney Skirts Around 'Star Wars,' Spotlights Marvel, Pixar

    While Disney chose not to reveal any new details or footage from Lucas Films' upcoming "Star Wars," the studio shined the spotlight on its other franchises during its CinemaCon presentation Wednesday, including Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter...
  • CinemaCon 2014: Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg hype new movies

    CinemaCon 2014: Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg hype new movies
    LAS VEGAS — Movie stars may excel in front of the camera, but not every actor is cut out to speak in front of a live audience. Especially in the Caesars Palace Colosseum, the intimidating 4,148-seat venue normally home to Celine Dion that this...
  • George Lucas' Request to Today's Filmmakers: 'Don't Forget the Basics'

    "The reason this is happening is because I'm pursuing my own agenda about the school and what I think it should teach," said George Lucas, who endowed three new chairs in a dedication at the USC School of Cinematic Arts Thursday. The audience laughed, but...
  • Artists Drew Struzan and Bob Peak: Hollywood's poster boys

     Artists Drew Struzan and Bob Peak: Hollywood's poster boys
    Artists Drew Struzan and the late Bob Peak may not be household names, but their movie posters have graced the walls of museums and galleries as well as countless homes and college dorm rooms. Struzan's more than 150 posters include ones for "Blade...
  • 'Frozen' surpasses 'Jurassic Park' on all-time box office list

    'Frozen' surpasses 'Jurassic Park' on all-time box office list
    "Frozen" has added Spielberg's dinosaurs and The Force to the list of things its left in the dust. The Disney hit took the No. 13 spot on the all-time worldwide box office list this week, passing "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace" and...
  • Netflix announces three new animated series, sets 'Turbo' return

    Netflix announces three new animated series, sets 'Turbo' return
    Netflix and DreamWorks Animation announced the next round of original animated series from their partnership on Thursday, with three new original series and new episodes of the previously launched "Turbo FAST." The three new series, which are expected...